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Mitsubishi cuts April manufacturing because of chip scarcity | Automotive Trade Information
Mitsubishi Motors stated it will minimize car output in Japan and Thailand in April as a result of world scarcity of semiconductors.
The corporate is one in all many world automakers affected by the semiconductor scarcity because the finish of final yr, leading to short-term stoppages at car meeting vegetation worldwide.
Subaru additionally introduced it was suspending operations at one in all its vegetation in Japan in April as a result of elements scarcity, leading to a manufacturing minimize of round 10,000 automobiles.
GM Korea this week stated it will droop operations at its Incheon No 1 and No 2 vegetation for per week from 19 April as a result of identical downside whereas its Bupyeong No 2 plant has been working at 50% capability since early February.
Mitsubishi stated it will minimize manufacturing by 7,500 automobiles at three vegetation this month because of the scarcity, in Aichi and Okayama prefectures in Japan and Chonburi in Thailand.
MMC stated it was making an attempt to safe extra chip provides to keep up output ranges and to keep away from additional manufacturing cutbacks in Might. The corporate had already minimize output by 4,000 automobiles in March due to the scarcity.
The corporate had additionally been affected by a hearth final month at a semiconductor manufacturing facility in Japan owned by Renesas Electronics Company which had made an already tight provide state of affairs worse.
The automaker produced 854,000 automobiles worldwide final yr.